According to new poll numbers, the approval rating for the Republican Party is at an all-time low.
The research was done for CNN by an independent polling company, and it shows the Republicans with a 29% approval rating. That's below the approval rating for President Trump. Political analyst Chris Begala says the problem for the Republicans is leadership.
“I think it’s a collective blame here. Mitch McConnell deserves some of the blame. So does Speaker Paul Ryan,” Begala explained.
So then the question is why are the Republicans seemingly blowing it since they control both houses of Congress and the White House? Begala says it's because some Republicans are Republicans in name only.
“When you look at it, is Susan Collins a Republican? Is John McCain a Republican? No,” Begala stated, saying that the proof is that those Senators did not vote to repeal and replace Obamacare over the summer.